TurnKey Linux Virtual Appliance Library

New TurnKey Canvas version (13.0)

Mon, 2013/10/28 - 22:16

Changes:

  • Canvas:
    • Changed database adapter to mysql2 (recommended for ruby 1.9)
    • Replaced ruby-enterprise with stock ruby from Debian [#102].
    • Redis installed from Debian archive (backport no longer needed).
  • Build related changes:
    • Bugfix: don't delete /usr/local/src/node*
    • Install activesupport 2.3.18 and rerun bundle install on failure [#109].
    • Comment out problematic migration [#110].
    • Bugfixes for package transitions [#58, #59].
  • Upstream source component versions: canvas-lms stable (git branch)
  • Note: Please refer to turnkey-core's changelog for changes common to all appliances. Here we only describe changes specific to this appliance.

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New TurnKey Canvas version (12.1)

Thu, 2013/06/06 - 16:57

Changes:

  • Canvas:
    • Upgraded to latest version of Canvas - cloned from upstream git repo as recommended providing an easy upgrade path.
    • Fixed automated jobs daemon configuration and enabled (bugfix).
    • Set outgoing mail defaults to tls, disable for local postfix (bugfix).
    • Installing and pinning latest version of redis-server from backports.
    • Upgraded ruby version (required in latest version).
  • NodeJS related:
    • Latest version of node will be installed at build time, with a source symlink created at /usr/local/src/node.
    • Node binaries added to path via symlinking in /usr/local/bin.
    • Latest NPM module versions installed at build time.
  • Upstream source component versions: canvas-lms stable (git branch) rubyenterprise 1.8.7-2012.02_i386_ubuntu10.04 1.8.7-2012.02_amd64_debian6 ruby 1.9.3-p327
  • Note: Please refer to turnkey-core's changelog for changes common to all appliances. Here we only describe changes specific to this appliance.

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New TurnKey Canvas version (12.0)

Thu, 2012/08/30 - 10:24

Changes:

  • Initial public release of TurnKey Canvas.
  • Canvas related:
    • Canvas LMS and nodejs installed from latest upstream version. Redis server installed from Squeeze backports as required.
    • Set Canvas admin password and email on firstboot (convenience, security).
    • Set Canvas domain to serve on first boot (convenience).
    • Pre-configured to use MySQL (recommended for production).
    • Includes Canvas automated jobs daemon initscript (disabled by default).
    • Includes Apache pre-configured with passenger support, with SSL support out of the box (performance, security).
  • Regenerates all secrets during installation / firstboot (security).
  • MySQL related:
    • Set MySQL root password on firstboot (convenience, security).
    • Force MySQL to use Unicode/UTF8.
  • Includes postfix MTA (bound to localhost) for sending of email (e.g. password recovery). Also includes webmin postfix module for convenience.

Major component versions

canvas-lms revision db0034c (upstream archive)
rails 2.3.14
ruby-enterprise 1.8.7-2012.02
ruby 4.5
ruby-dev 4.5
apache2 2.2.16-6+squeeze7
mysql-server 5.1.63-0+squeeze1
redis-server 2.4.15-1~bpo60+2 (backported package)
build-essential 11.5
imagemagick 8:6.6.0.4-3+squeeze3

Note: Please refer to turnkey-core's changelog for changes common to all appliances. Here we only describe changes specific to this appliance.

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